Posts Tagged ‘lobbyists’

Mini-profiles on 20 of the lobbyists in the president’s administration that he promised wouldn’t be there.

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“President Barack Obama answered pre-selected questions Wednesday afternoon about health care sent in from emails, Facebook and Twitter. CBS’ Chip Reid and columnist Helen Thomas thought this reflected a lack of transparency at the White House,” reports The Raw Story, as The Washington Post gets busted selling secret access to the White House and Congress. (more…)

Obama drafting executive order for prolonged, indefinite detention; A ridiculously tragic Gitmo story from Andy Worthington; Spain greatly curbs “universal jurisdiction” law to protect U.S torturers; Gareth Porter on the B.S. report from the U.S. military “investigation into the Farah Massacre it carried out May 4; Torture in Israel; Sheldon Richman on healthcare, democracy, and American politics; and more… (more…)

Jim Lobe interviews ret. U.S. Amb. Charles “Chas” Freeman. (more…)

Kevin Carson on the ‘radical monopoly’ of the health care cartel. (more…)

Prof. Chomsky lectures at Boston College (Feb ’09) on the election of Obama in relation to democracy in Bolivia, the public relations of US elections, the Investment Theory of Politics, the new cabinet, bailouts, and protectionism — followed by Q&A that includes Palestine-Israel discussion. (more…)

al Jazzera’s “Empire” senior political analyst Marwan Bishara and his guests explore the deep relationship between Israel and the US — Israel’s primary military supplier — days after Obama taps co-founder of AIPAC lobby for administration, Amnesty Int’l calls for an arms embargo on Israel and Israel expands its illegal occupation of East Jersusalem. (more…)

Libertarian Judge Andrew Napolitano’s internet show “Freedom Watch” from FNC’s Strategy Room interviews Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), WSJ’s Steve Moore, and anarchist president of the Mises Institute Lew Rockwell, Jr. with Peter Schiff Tracy Byrnes, and Cody Willard in studio. (more…)

An interview with Prof. Chomsky in his office on a potpourri of subjects, centering on anarchism. (more…)

Stefan Molyneux, host of Freedomain Radio provides “a simple argument that proves that anarchy will work” — namely that the State is an anarchic entity. (more…)